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Critical Theory and Sociological Theory : On Late Modernity and Social Statehood.

Author/Creator:
Schecter, Darrow.
Publication:
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2019.
Series:
Critical Theory and Contemporary Society Ser.
Critical Theory and Contemporary Society Ser.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (258 pages)
Subjects:
Critical theory.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Rearticulating critical theory with a contemporary focus, this book investigates how the conditions of democratic statehood have changed at key historical intervals since 1945. It argues that a sociological approach is needed to address conceptual deficits and explain how the mechanisms of democratic statehood can be updated today.
Contents:
Front matter
Cover
Half Title
Series Information
Title Page
Copyright Page
Dedication
Contents
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Reconsidering the theoretical preconditions of modern democratic statehood: on mediated unity and overarching...
Mediated unity in question: on the relation between law, politics, and other social systems in modern societies
Functional differentiation and mediated unity in question: looming constitutional conflicts between the de-centralist...
Dilemmas of contemporary statehood: on the sociological paradoxes of weak dialectical formalism and embedded...
Re-thinking inclusion beyond unity and mediation beyond discretionary steering: on social systems and societal...
Conclusion: Democratic state, capitalist society, or dysfunctional differentiation?
References
Index.
Notes:
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Schecter, Darrow Critical Theory and Sociological Theory
ISBN:
9781526142269
9781526105844
OCLC:
1110010121
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